(VEN) - The State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM was selected as the technology provider for Vietnam's Ninh Thuan 1 Nuclear Power Plant. Director of Investment Programs at Rosatom S. A. Boyarkin said generation III+ nuclear reactor was the leading safety technology in an interview with reporter Lan Phuong. The Ninh Thuan 1 Nuclear Power Plant will be applied Pressurized Water Reactor (VVER). In the case of incidents, radioactive substances and radioactive waste will be kept and completely isolated within the secure area. Barriers to prevent radioactive substances will also be arranged around the plant, contributing to ensuring the safety. The nuclear power plant will be built with a series of active and passive safety programs and systems. The passive safety system can operate without the support of external voltage. This system works on the principles of gravity and heat exchange. Operators can not intervene to turn on or off the system. When the temperature of the reactor … [Read more...] about Applying the latest reactor generation
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Many renowned international brands are displaying their latest technologies and machines at an engineering, tools and metalworking exhibition running in Ho Chi Minh City July 6-9. The 7th Vietnam International Precision Engineering, Machine Tools and Metalworking Exhibition and Conference, shortly called MTA Vietnam 2010, features 342 exhibitors from 23 countries and territories, with 83% being from overseas. Renowned international brands at the event include Amada, Blum, Bystronic, Guehring, Hurco, Makino, Mazak, Mitutoyo, Nikon, Optical Gaging, Renishaw, Seco Tools, TRUMPF, Yamazen, and YG-1. Exhibitors are showing their latest technologies and machines in metal cutting, metal forming, cutting tools, test and measurement, and industrial tools and components. For example, TRUMPF from Germany and Bystronic from Switzerland showcase state-of-the-art laser cutting technology. As a returning exhibitor, Amada occupies the largest booth at the show, three times of its size in 2009. The … [Read more...] about Latest technologies showed at HCM City int’l exhibition
KAZAN, Russia: FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Monday (Jun 19) strongly defended the use of video assistant referees (VAR) during the first round of group-stage matches at the Confederations Cup in Russia. Players wait for a decision on a goal by video assistant referees. (AFP/FRANCK FIFE) The latest of the five decisions to go to review was when the video assistant awarded Australia a goal in their 3-2 defeat to Germany on Monday, despite replays appearing to show a handball from eventual scorer Tomi Juric in the build-up. There was also confusion on Sunday as Eduardo Vargas saw his apparent goal for Chile ruled out for a marginal offside over a minute after he had started his celebrations. "I am extremely happy with VAR so far," Infantino said in a statement on the FIFA website. "We have seen how … [Read more...] about Video technology is the future of football: Infantino
New employees tend to be greeted with stacks of benefits paperwork, technology hassles and dull presentations about company culture. But some companies - hoping to create a first impression that really counts -are turning to orientations that seem more collegiate than corporate, complete with co-worker networking sessions, time for new employees to tout their skills and even office wide scavenger hunts. It is the latest attempt by firms to make onboarding - the process of absorbing new hires and getting them up to speed - more effective. A bad or underwhelming start in a new role may lead to higher rates of quitting because many workers decide whether to leave or stick with a company in the early months, studies show. The first few weeks on the job are the first time the employee has the ability to look at a job from the inside. Most orientations emphasize corporate values, culture and strengths. But a growing body of research suggests that encouraging newcomers to demonstrate … [Read more...] about Why is the first day on the job often the worst?
(VOV) - If Vietnam takes full advantage of internet services, the national economy and e-government in the country will develop exponentially in the coming years. Over 31 million Vietnamese people use Internet Vietnam boasts 30.8 million internet users Internet management under strict scrutiny Over the past 15 years, since internet business started in Vietnam in November 1997, more than 31 million people or around 35 percent of its population have used the internet. According to statistics from the International Internet Data Centre, Vietnam has become one of top 20 nations providing low-cost broadband services like 3G, 4G and cable. Widespread Internet access has made a positive impact on the people's lives and the country's socio-economic development. Dr Mai Liem Truc, former Deputy Minister of Information and Communications, granted an exclusive interview to a VOV Online reporter on challenges facing the country in the internet age. Reporter: As one of those actively … [Read more...] about Internet opens the door for national development
VietNamNet Bridge - The emergence and expansion of international technology corporations in Vietnam in the past two years shows an important shift in investment. The Vice President of the Vietnam Association of Foreign Investment Enterprise (VAFIE), Nguyen Van Toan, talks about this trend. Q: Microsoft recently announced that it would expand the production scale of the Nokia cell-phone factory in Bac Ninh Province. Earlier, Samsung, LG, and Intel had also said they would increase their investment in Vietnam. What do you think about the investment wave of these world-leading technology companies? A: Foreign investment is not something new in Vietnam but the appearance of technology groups with projects worth billions of US dollars show the changes. This proves that the investment climate in the country is getting better and Vietnam is becoming the preferred destination of foreign investors, especially as many international companies are gradually withdrawing from China because of … [Read more...] about Silicon Valley dream in Vietnam is coming true
Viet Nam News Nguyễn Ðình Ðăng, 58, is a Vietnamese nuclear physicist working at RIKEN, Japan's largest research institution in a range of scientific disciplines. One of the few scientists with two doctorates, he is also a member of Việt Nam Fine Arts Association as well as Subject Fine Arts Association in Japan (Shyutai Bijutsu Kyokai). Ðăng's latest research work, Simultaneous Microscopic Description of Nuclear Level Density and Radiative Strength Function, co-authored with Nguyễn Quang Hưng, associate professor of Duy Tân University, and Lê Thị Quỳnh Hương of the Univerity of Khánh Hòa, was published in the American Physical Society's Physical Review Letters on January 9. He shares with An Vũ his thoughts on his latest research as well as his passion for fine arts. Inner Sanctum: Can you tell us something about the work that was recently published in the prestigious physics journal Physical Review Letters? Although this is my fifth publication in Physical Review Letters, it is … [Read more...] about The nucleus of science and art is love
VietNamNet Bridge - The majority of Vietnamese PhDs do not follow scientific research or work as school lecturers. The latest report of the Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) showed that 633 PhDs now work as the lecturers at junior colleges (3-year training), while 8,519 as the lecturers at universities nationwide. Prior to that, Vietnam announced it has had 24,300 PhDs. What are the other 15,000 PhDs then? The high ranking officials at state agencies Vietnamese PhDs with the ranks of deputy minister and higher, one would see that the number is five times higher than in Japan, according to Dr. Nguyen Khac Hung, a former specialist of the National Academy of Public Administration, once said when mentioning the story about the eight provinces' heads who gave wrong reports about the toll from the 2012 natural calamities. Sometime ago, Hanoi made public its personnel development strategy, under which the capital city's 100 percent of officials of … [Read more...] about What are the 24,000 Vietnamese PhDs doing?
The environmental disaster in the central sea caused by the Formosa steel plant has been solved. After four months of research and evaluation, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment recently announced information about the positive change there: the toxins have decreased; the sea water has also been assessed as clean enough for bathing; small fish have appeared, sea moss has begun to revive. But there are still many questions: how did some toxins decrease, can we eat fish there, is the sea water really safe, and when will marine ecology be really revived? When will sea tourism resume and when will the life of fishermen be back to normal? And one more important question after this serious pollution incident is: how can we have both steel and fish? How to achieve the goal, as Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc just said this morning, “Do not trade the environment for immediate benefits”?Today VietNamNet invites two guests for online talks with the theme: How … [Read more...] about What scientists say about “how to have both steel and fish”
VietNamNet introduces the second part of the talk “Integration and Development”. This has been a hot topic in recent times as a number of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) that Vietnam has signed with many countries are about to take effect. Our guests today are Mr. Nguyen Lien Phuong, Director of the LP Entrepreneur Institute, Prof. PhD Nguyen Quang Thai, Vice President of the Vietnam Economics Association and Dr. Tran Dinh Thien, Director of the Vietnam Economics Institute. Part 1: The last chance for Vietnam From the left: Mr. Nguyen Lien Phuong, Prof. Nguyen Quang Thai and Dr. Tran Dinh ThienVietNamNet: Everybody sees that it is time to change the model of development of Vietnam. After all, concentrating our elite to discuss, to find out a new model of development is firstly the task of the country’s leaders and elite, is that right? The people who are here today are also among Vietnam’s elite. I would like to ask you: do you think … [Read more...] about Eager for the speed of growth, Vietnam will lag behind forever